Category Archives: Press Releases

Governor Ivey Announces Creation of the Alabama Family Central Website

Governor Ivey Announces Creation of the Alabama Family Central Website September 28, 2020 Press Releases Share MONTGOMERY –  Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced the creation of Alabama Family Central a comprehensive, easy-to-use web and mobile destination that offers parents and families, guardians, teachers and caregivers a one-stop connection to programs and services in Alabama.

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Governor Ivey Announces Alabama First Class Pre-K Program Adding 55 New Classrooms in 25 Counties

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama First Class Pre-K Program Adding 55 New Classrooms in 25 Counties Governor Kay Ivey, as part of the 2019 inaugural initiative to promote children reading, visited a First Class Pre-K class at Providence Elementary School Thursday January 10, 2019 in Huntsville, Ala. Governor Ivey read, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric

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Governor Ivey Announces Alabama First Class Pre-K Continues Leading the Nation in Quality, Increases Pre-K Enrollment

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama First Class Pre-K Continues Leading the Nation in Quality, Increases Pre-K Enrollment Governor Kay Ivey, as part of the 2019 inaugural initiative to promote children reading, visited a First Class Pre-K class at Huffman Academy Friday January 10, 2019 in Birmingham, Ala. Governor Ivey read, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric

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Governor Ivey Announces $33 Million Renewal Grant Awarded to Early Childhood Education

Governor Ivey Announces $33 Million Renewal Grant Awarded to Early Childhood Education Press Releases Posted on December 19, 2019 MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education was awarded $33 million by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education for a renewal

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Governor Ivey Announces Born Ready Statewide Movement

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and Secretary of Early Childhood Education Jeana Ross on Tuesday announced Born Ready, a statewide movement focused on raising awareness among Alabama parents of the importance of early brain development and quality early childhood learning experiences. Innovative research at the heart of the Born Ready movement found that 95 percent

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Governor Ivey Announces 164 New First Class Pre-K Classrooms in First Round of Grants

Governor Ivey Announces 164 New First Class Pre-K Classrooms in First Round of Grants Press Releases Posted on June 6, 2019 MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education are proud to announce that the nationally-recognized, high quality Alabama First Class Pre-K program will add 164 new classrooms to 38

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Gov. Ivey Announces 41 New Classrooms Funded Through Pre-K – 3rd Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education on Tuesday announced that 41 new classrooms will be funded through the Pre-K through 3rd Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning (P-3). “Alabama children have reaped the benefits of our nationally recognized First Class Pre-K program, and our P-3 program works to

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Governor Ivey Announces $10.6 Million Grant Awarded to Early Childhood Education (January 8, 2019)

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Tuesday that the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education was awarded $10,620,000 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child Care (OCC) through their Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five (PDG B-5) Program. “We welcome these much-needed funds to help us focus on building

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